The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
UK > Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -42 +4  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.68% 3.88% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 12.50% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £390 £272 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.38% -  
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £29.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +19.65% -10.00%  

Security Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 32 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 9.24% 31.07% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 45
Northern Ireland median daily rate £390 £315 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.80% -38.53%  
10th Percentile £250 £272 £463
90th Percentile £550 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +16.07% +16.08%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Northern Ireland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Northern Ireland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Northern Ireland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Northern Ireland

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Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -43 5 £390 +43.38%
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 4 (36.36%) Law
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) People Management
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) BMC
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) ArchiMate
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Commercial Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Support
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) People Management
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) ArchiMate
4 1 (9.09%) BPMN
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 3 (27.27%) BMC
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) BT
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco